Andy Brovey


About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. Andy now runs a professional development business, working on site and online to help others make sense and make use of digital tools. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. Click Here for Video Lessons



Local deputies recently arrested a couple who stole an elderly woman’s purse, thanks to help from the tech-savvy senior. The woman was shopping at a Publix supermarket when a man asked her help to get a serving of soup at […]

Senior Citizen Uses iPad to Catch Thief



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I began wondering about this while testing the latest version of Commander One, a dual-pane file manager for the Mac. Full disclosure – Eltima Software provide me a complimentary copy for review. Commander One also lets you access files on […]

Why Do Apps Ask to Access Accessibility Features?




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Last week my wife and I were compiling tax return information for our accountant. As part of the prep, we wanted to review several events and appointments from 2016, starting in January. My iPhone and iPad are set to sync […]

How to See Old Calendar Entries